1. 2018 Survey

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* 1. How many full-time employees does your company/organization have?

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* 2. How would you describe your role in your company/organization?

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* 3. Which of the following best describes your company/organization?

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* 4. Your company may have many locations, but when it comes to your everyday job, where do you spend the majority of your time? 

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* 5. Which of the following best describes your political ideology?

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* 6. In the 2018 General Election, which political party's candidates are you more likely to support?

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* 7. Are you a member of your local Chamber of Commerce?

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* 8. Are you a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce?

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* 9. Each of the following BUSINESS CLIMATE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Focusing on diversity and inclusion as a positive driver of job growth
Lowering state income tax rates
Protecting the rights of businesses to prohibit firearms on private property
Enacting a statewide business court for complicated litigation
Protecting right-to-work and employment-at-will statutes
Continuing to pursue civil justice reform and opposing personal injury lawyers
Opposing policies & issues that hurt the state's business friendly brand
Reforming Georgia's occupational licensing laws

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* 10. Each of the following TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Increased funding for transit
Improving rural broadband access in rural Georgia
Keeping energy costs low for businesses and consumers
Increased funding for roads and bridges
Increased funding for freight rail
Completion of the deepening of the Port of Savannah
Helping communities pass local/regional T-SPLOST

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* 11. Each of the following EDUCATION & WORKFORCE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Standardizing a school start date (3rd week of August) across all Georgia public schools
Expanding school choice through charters and private school options
Improving the career and technical education options in public high schools
Reforming the funding system for K-12 public education
Promoting entrepreneurship and workplace skills in K-12 public education

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* 12. Each of the following ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Promoting policies and funding to improve the small business and entrepreneurship ecosystem
Supporting dedicated funding for Georgia conservation & tourism promotion
Prioritizing economic development programs for rural Georgia
Recruiting new corporate headquarters and relocations to Georgia
Promoting the benefits of trade and keeping foreign markets open to Georgia products

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* 13. Each of the following HEALTHCARE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Increased incentives for recruiting more healthcare providers to practice in Georgia
Improving the long-term viability of the rural healthcare network
Pursuing a federal waiver for a Georgia-specific alternative to Medicaid expansion
Opposing mandates to cover new procedures & services through employer-sponsored health insurance

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